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The Internet of Things Needs Design, Not Just Technology

Harvard Business Review - ‎15 hours ago‎
This evolution to “Internet of Things (IoT) 2.0” will be difficult for many companies to achieve - not for lack of technological expertise but because they'll fail to recognize the value of design in connected product development.

From Amazon To Google Books: How The Internet Is Changing How We Read

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Indeed, Wikipedia has become the first stop for many in the internet era to learn more about a book of interest and cross-reference to interesting connections between its characters, authors and plot devices and similar works.
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Birdman Walks Out Of The Studio And The Internet Explodes -- Charlamagne Weighs In - ‎8 hours ago‎
On the Internet, what you do publicly (or even privately) often ends up being shared, and can elicit an enormous reaction. Such was the case with rapper Birdman's recent visit to radio show The Breakfast Club.
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'Ghostbusters' Is YouTube's Most-Hated Trailer, The Internet Is Still The Worst

Pedestrian TV - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Even Batman v Superman, the latest from divisive director Zack Snyder, which was vocally reviled by certain sections of the internet, only managed to accrue 3771 dislikes for its final trailer. The ratio of views to dislikes would seem to be far ...

We've Been Approaching The Internet Of Things All Wrong

Co.Design (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
For years now, we've been hearing about how the Internet of Things will connect every object in our homes. And for years, the vast majority of those objects stay dumb.
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Drake's Views Is Making the Internet Feel a Million Feelings

TIME - ‎15 hours ago‎
After Drake debuted his highly-anticipated album Views on Thursday night, listeners everywhere began feeling an onslaught of emotions.

Bridging America's Divide - From the Printing Press to the Internet

Huffington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
Finally, support companies, groups and technologies that are moving the Internet and human interaction forward. Many of us are working hard to evolve the Internet and our online relationships to a better place - help us do that. If you see something ...

The Future Of Open Access: Why Has Academia Not Embraced The Internet Revolution?

Forbes - ‎12 hours ago‎
More than any other technology, the web has revolutionized access to the world's information, putting everything from recipes to encyclopedias to books to news at the fingertips of anyone with an internet connection anywhere on the planet. The web's ...

Werner Herzog's New Film Tackles Something Even Scarier Than Nature—the Internet

VICE - ‎8 hours ago‎
In Les Blank's documentary Burden of Dreams, Werner Herzog—then in the process of filming his epic period piece Fitzcarraldo deep in the Peruvian jungle—rants against the "obscenity" of his lushly overgrown surroundings.
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Russian Censorship Group Seeks Chinese Help to Better Control Internet

Voice of America - ‎7 hours ago‎
Russian authorities are seeking greater control of information on the internet, with some who favor tighter restrictions looking to China.
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How Will Ferrell's (Almost) New Role Outraged the Internet--Until Emotional Intelligence Saved the Day - ‎10 hours ago‎
Justin Bariso is an author and the founder of INSIGHT, a consultancy that helps organizations think differently and communicate with impact.

Can the Internet of Things turn back climate change?

ReadWrite - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Internet of Things is set to revolutionize most industries, installing sensors to capture and analyze more data, which will hopefully make them more efficient, smarter, and less polluting.
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Amazon Web Services: Cloud unit that powers the internet helps online retailer get record profits

The Independent - ‎13 hours ago‎
... that Amazon's Web Services gave to the overall results. Though the company is known for its shop, easily its most profitable business is AWS - which sells server space and other infrastructure to companies so that they can host themselves on the ...

What the Internet Gave Us This Week

Zimbio - ‎9 hours ago‎
Viral videos, trending stories, social media snaps, and other links from the Internet to help get you through the weekend. Among Leonardo DiCaprio's many, many, talents, taking an agreeable selfie is clearly one of them.

Facebook is bulking up satellite capacity to offer cheap internet access to Africa

Quartz - ‎17 hours ago‎
Facebook is pushing ahead with plans to bring more internet access to sub-Saharan Africa by leasing bandwidth capacity on three satellites currently in orbit.

The Internet Is Already Having Fun With Drake's 'Views' - ‎13 hours ago‎
Views is I'm very impressed with drakes versatility. That's why he's running planet earth right now. Thugs love him n babes love him!

Is the internet really faster in Toronto? A new report says yes

MetroNews Canada - ‎18 hours ago‎
IXPs allow Internet service providers (ISPs) to connect with each other and major content providers, like Google or Netflix, for example, to ensure faster connections between their networks.

It's 2016 and now your internet-connected bathroom scales can be hacked

The Register - ‎9 hours ago‎
Owners of Fitbit's Aria internet-connected smart scales are being advised to install a firmware patch following the discovery of critical security flaws.
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How to Bring the 'Internet of Things' to Life

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
From a consumer perspective, the Internet of Things has not yet delivered on its promise. Plenty of cool, connected and smart stuff is available for purchase, but the technology still requires a prohibitive amount of effort to get going.